Benicia, Calif.-based InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. recently announced it acquired assets of Chick Cart, Inc., a Fort Smith-Ark.-based manufacturer of nutritional ingredients. Chick Cart is the holder of the primary patents related to the manufacture of undenatured type II collagen, which had previously been licensed to InterHealth for use in its UC-II joint health product.

The acquisition of Chick Cart provides InterHealth with increased control over the supply chain and intellectual property for our UC-II product line,” said Paul Dijkstra, president and chief executive officer of InterHealth. “Chick Cart has built a best in class manufacturing platform and operating team, which are a welcome addition to the InterHealth Team.”

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